LAW Career Prospect

What is Law?

Law can be explained as a system of regulations and rules that are created by an authority in a certain country or community, which when not followed, can result in some sort of punishment or penalty. Law can also be described as a brand of justice. Law is one of the most sought after and long-standing professions in India and has always been one of the most popular courses for Indian students to pursue. There are mainly four types of law which are criminal law, civil law, corporate law, and business law. The main degrees in law are Bachelors of Law (LLB) and Master of Law (LLM) which are offered by many prestigious institutions in both India and abroad. Students can also pursue specializations in law, which include Tax Law, Corporate Law, Real-Estate Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, IP Law, and many others.

Scope of Law in India and Abroad:

Law is one of the most sought after and most respected professions in the world. After a student graduates from Bachelors of Law (LLB), he or she can pursue teaching, start practicing the law under another senior lawyer on their own, work in a firm, work for a corporate company as legal contingency and can even go for higher studies and pursue Masters of Law (LLM). Doing LLM helps open up various career paths for the students as after completing the course, the person can work in magistrates and become judges.  

Careers in Law:

After a person graduates from the law, a variety of different career opportunities open up for him or her. A person can work in the different types of law which are civil law, criminal law, business law, or corporate law. Based on that choice, the person can choose whether he or she needs to decide whether they need to work for a law firm, join the practice of another lawyer, set up their shop, or work for a corporate organization. Studying law even further gives the students an option to work as magistrates.

Law Job Profile:

Mentioned below are a few job profiles that candidates can opt for after completing a course in law:
Job profile Job description
Legal Counsel Legal Counsel works in a company and kelps the important people in a company to make decisions and provides them with legal precautions and protections.
Government Lawyer A government lawyer practices law for the government, helping the government in regulatory bodies and policy formation.
Legal Advisor A legal advisor consults his or her clients on their unique legal issues and advises them on how to develop their plans.
Corporate Lawyer Corporate lawyers are lawyers that practise law in a commercial capacity. They make sure that a company stays within the defined rules and regulations and see that the negotiations and transactions run smoothly.
Lecturer The job of a lecturer is to deliver lectures and teach lessons to students in a college or university.

Top National-Level Law Entrance Exams:

Exam Conducting Authority
CLAT – Common Law Admission Test NLUs (National Law Universities)
AILET – All India Law Entrance Test National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D)
LSAT – Law School Admission Test Pearson VUE
DUET (Law) University of Delhi (DU)
SLAT – Symbiosis Law Aptitude Test Symbiosis University
MH CET Law State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra
CULEE (Christ University Law Entrance Exam) Christ University
UPES Law Studies Aptitude Test (ULSAT) University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun
BVP CET LAW Bharati Vidyapeeth University
BHU UET (Law) Banaras Hindu University (BHU)